Are you a fan of instant noodles?
Instant noodles are the all-time favorite food of Singaporeans and according to an online Nielsen poll in July 2020, 49% of the 201 respondents said they eat instant noodles for the “delicious” taste, while 35% considered instant noodles to be their “comfort food”. Only 24% choose healthier versions such as non-fried or wholegrain versions.
This is worrying because as the demand for instant noodles increases, Singaporeans may face more health issues such as obesity, hypertension and even kidney failure that comes from eating more of their favourite processed food.
Let us find out…what is in your favourite pack of instant noodles and the health risks it brings.